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Logical reasons to let us help you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Gravesend

  • 1 Gravesend solicitor are the key to a successful Gravesend conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 2 Our site offers most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory listing bank approved law practices conducting conveyancing in Gravesend registered with the SRA or CLC.
  • 3 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these companies are often based hundreds of miles away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in Gravesend
  • 4 The accumulation of transactions means that Gravesend property lawyer have established valuable working relationships with Gravesend local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your home move in Gravesend.
  • 5 Excellent communication together with pure property expertise are key benefits that you should value when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Gravesend conveyancing can become a lot more complicated as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Gravesend since July 2021*

Purchase

of apartment Clifton Road DA11 0AH, sold for £144,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Conveyance

of flat St James's Place DA11 0EP, acquired for £215,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title

Sale

of terraced property, Coopers Road, DA11 7AS completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £237,500. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Transfer

of house property, Lamorna Avenue, DA12 5PT completing on 30/07/2021 at a price of £305,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Gravesend

What is the ideal way of finding a value for money conveyancing in Gravesend?

First ask your friends and family who they experienced using in the past and if they were happy with the service.

Second, search the web for conveyancing in Gravesend. Pick up the phone to two or three from the list and invite them to send you their conveyancing charges and speak to the lawyer who will oversee your legal process prior tocommitting.

Option 3 is to use our search tool to assist you in finding the right solicitors taking into account your own expectations including location,timings, complexity and who the proposed mortgage company is. Avoid the trap of appointing £100 conveyancing in Gravesend

As I am unsure how the conveyancing process works what is the most important advice you can impart regarding purchase conveyancing in Gravesend?

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Gravesend and elsewhere in England and Wales is often a confrontational process. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there exists an abundance of room for conflict between you and others involved in the legal transfer of property. For instance, the vendor, property agent and on occasion your bank. Selecting a law firm for your conveyancing in Gravesend an important selection as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the legal process whose role it is to look after your legal interests and to keep you safe.

There is a worrying ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone must be blamed for the process taking so long. We recommend that you your first instinct should be to trust your conveyancer ahead of the other players in the conveyancing process.

Is there a search tool that I can utilise to discover of the solicitor conducting my conveyancing in Gravesend is on the mortgage lender’sapproved panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for National Westminster Bank thus paying £187.00 plus VAT in further legal charges.

You should take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this page. Pick the lender and type ‘Gravesend’ or your preferred area and you will discover a number of lawyer located in Gravesend or near you.

Me and my brother purchased a 4 bedroom Georgian property in Gravesend. Conveyancing lawyer acted for me and Alliance & Leicester . I did a free Land Registry search last week and there are two entries: one for freehold, another for leasehold under the matching property. If a house is not a freehold shouldn't I have been informed?

You should read the Freehold register you have again and check the Charges Register as there may be mention of a lease. The best way to be sure that you are also the registered owner of the leasehold and freehold title as well is to check (£3). It is not completely unheard of in Gravesend and other areas of the country and poses no real issues for owners other than when they remortgage they have to account for both freehold and leasehold interests when dealing with lenders. You can also check the situation with your conveyancing lawyer who conducted the conveyancing.

What does commercial conveyancing in Gravesend cover?

Commercial conveyancing in Gravesend covers a wide range of services, supplied by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. For example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing leases or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

What is the reason for new build conveyancing in Gravesend being more expensive?

Buying a brand new home is significantly different from the normal house buying conveyancing in Gravesend. Firstly sellers usually demand contracts to exchange inside a short timeframe, the result being a a great deal of pressure on your conveyancer to ensure everything is in order. In addition new build premises frequently involve the checking of adoption of highways, drains, planning considerations, building warranties or architects certificates. Bank obligations are also more detailed. Due to the complex nature of the process for these types of properties, the conveyancing new build fees are higher than normal.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Gravesend regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Gravesend with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Gravesend. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Patrick Lawrence, 5 Railway Place, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AP
  • Martin Tolhurst Partnership Llp, 7 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PD
  • F S Law Solicitors & Advocates, 27 Milton Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2RF
  • Stantons, 24 Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0PA
  • Hatten Wyatt, 51/54 Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1BD

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Gravesend regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Gravesend but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Homden Property Lawyers, 26 Sharfleet Drive, ME2 2UA

Typically, Gravesend conveyancing for a sale includes some of the following tasks

  • Obtaining instructions from parties involved
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Drawing up the contract and associated documents
  • Sending draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner retained by the buyer
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and replying to further queries from the buyer’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Negotiating the transfer document
  • Answering requisitions submitted by the buyer’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion of the sale
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and wiring funds to the owner, the estate agent and other relevant parties (if applicable)

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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